Stories by Byron Connolly

William Payne joins Coretex as CEO

Boral’s chief information officer William Payne is leaving his role and will join compliance and fleet management company, Coretex as CEO on August 1. Payne is replacing retiring CEO Selwyn Pellett.

Written by Byron Connolly13 June 19 10:25

Creating the workforce of the future: Auckland CIO roundtable

Tech execs gathered in Auckland, New Zealand to discuss how automation technologies are being deployed across their organisations and the challenges they face. The luncheon was sponsored by Automation Anywhere and KPMG.

Written by Byron Connolly26 Oct. 18 09:28

Pascal Boillat new CBA tech chief

Commonwealth Bank has hired Deutsche Bank’s London-based group CIO, Pascal Boillat as its new technology chief, following an executive restructure announced today.

Written by Byron Connolly25 June 18 10:31

Terry Powell new Domino’s CIO

Pizza retailer Domino’s has appointed former Suncorp exec Terry Powell as its new group chief information officer, following the recent departure of long-standing tech boss, Wayne McMahon.

Written by Byron Connolly14 June 18 10:44

IBM suing its former CIO

IBM is suing former global CIO, claiming that he violated a non-compete agreement and demanding he repay US$1.7 million in stock bonuses.

Written by Byron Connolly09 Aug. 17 14:21

Google to stop scanning Gmail accounts

Silicon Valley giant Google said it will stop scanning its users’ personal email accounts to deliver targeted advertising.

Written by Byron Connolly26 June 17 10:05

Trim your governance and get agile: CBA’s Stuart Mitchell

Organisations must trim the layers of governance built up over many years for traditional waterfall tech projects or fall victim to more agile startups, says CommBank’s senior agile coach, Stuart Mitchell.

Written by Byron Connolly23 June 17 11:14

​Kate Burleigh quits as Intel MD

Intel’s Australia and New Zealand managing director Kate Burleigh is leaving after 20-years at the chip maker.

Written by Byron Connolly29 May 17 12:17

Jamila Gordon: The CIO who escaped the Somali Civil War

Jamila Gordon has had quite a life journey, from her humble beginnings as an African refugee to her current role as director and chief information officer at ASX-listed firm, GetSwift.

Written by Byron Connolly27 Feb. 17 16:54

​Carl Duckinson new Aurecon CIO

Toll Group’s former interim CIO, Carl Duckinson, is the new IT chief at the Melbourne office of global engineering and advisory company, Aurecon.

Written by Byron Connolly06 Sept. 16 11:22